At Last Minute, Blagojevich Decides Not To Testify

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Ex-Governor of Illinois Rod Blagojevich (Getty Images/Getty)

In a surprising move, ex-Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich decided he would not testify in his corruption trial. Rob Wildeboer, criminal justice reporter for Chicago Public Radio, believes this was a wise move on Blagojevich's part. "I don't know what he could say to convince jurors about those tapes," he told The Takeaway. The defense strategy has shifted from putting Blagojevich on the stand to trying to prove that the government's case is too weak to find Blagojevich guilty.


Robert Wildeboer

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David J Fazekas

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